Sony STR-DA5800ES

Sony STR-DA5800ES is a 9 channel AV-Amplifier with up to 145 Watt for each channel.

Audio features
STR-DA5800ES supports many audio formats. Below you find a list of the most important audio formats with a short description of each format.

Dolby DigitalDolby Digital is the most used audio format on DVD and is transfered to the amplifier through HDMI or optical/coaxial digital inputs.

Dolby TrueHDDolby TrueHD is a High-Definition audio format developed for HD-formats like Blu-Ray and can only be transferred through HDMI to the amplifier.

Dolby Pro Logic IIDolby Pro Logic II is the audio system from Dolby that the amplifier will use for analog or two channels Digital sources like TV- broadcasts.

Dolby Pro Logic IIx Dolby Pro Logic IIx is a secondary audio format that makes it possible to transform 5-channel audio to 7-channel audio. This can be a useful feature since most Blu-Ray and DVD only have 5-channel sound.

DTS-HD Master Audio DTS HD Master Audio is a lossless HD audio formats from DTS. This format offers up to 7.1 channels and used on a variety of Blu-Ray films.

DTS DTS is an audio format that is used on a some DVD movies and offers up to 5 discrete channels + subwoofer.

DTS Neo: X is DTS sound system that the first time expands the number of channels from 7.1 up to 11.1. DTS Neo: X allows for extra height and width in the front channels. For amplifiers with 9 channels you must choose if you want extra width or height.

To achieve the best possible sound reproduction in a home theater setup STR-DA5800ES is equipped with automatic room correction which adjusts numerous parameters based on measurements made using a supplied microphone. Noise level of each speaker automatically adjusted along with delay based on the placement of speakers. In addition adjusted frequency response of each speaker is adjusted so that it fits the room and speaker.

To get the best possible bass reproduction in your home theater setup STR-DA5800ES has individual bass handling of the different channels. That means you can set different value for lowpass filter for each speaker group. The low pass filter can be set to a wide range of frequencies. The available frequencies are 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100, 110, 120, 130, 140, 150, 160, 170, 180, 190, 200Hz.

Video features
If you have analog sources which must be connected to a TV or projector through the amplifier, the amplifier has video conversion from composite, s-video and component to digital HDMI signal. This ensures that it is enough with a single HDMI cable to the projector/TV.The Video signal can be upscaled to HD format so that it fits with the TV / projectors resolution if you want to make this transformation in amplifier instead of TV / Projector. The amplifier can upscale to 720p, 1080i and 1080p signal.

STR-DA5800ES is equipped with a wide range of connection option for video sources. It has 8 HDMI, 2 component and 4 composite inputs.It also has 8 RCA inputs for analog audio connection and 3 optical digital inputs and 4 coaxial digital inputs.For connection of equipment that has its own decoding of multichannel audio STR-DA5800ES is equipped with 1 x 7.1 RCA multichannel input.

The amplifier is equipped with 2 HDMI- 1 component, and 1 composite monitor outputs.The amplifier supports HDMI Arc (Audio Return Channel), which means it can receive audio from a TV from the same cable that transmits image from amplifier to TV. This keeps you from having a seperate digital cable or RCA cable from the TV to the amplifier. Requires that the TV supports HDMI Arc.

The amplifier is equipped with 9.2 RCA preout output that allows you to connect to power amplifiers and active subwoofer.

Multimedia Functionality
Like many other amps STR-DA5800ES have embedded multimedia functionality that reduces the need for PC and other computer components in your setup.Playback of audio files is possible from the network or from USB. To see details of the audio formats that are supported see technical specifications.

To connect to the network is the amplifier equipped with a standard network connector.

Multi Zone
STR-DA5800ES allows for playback in multiple rooms, with different sources for each room.

Power Amplifier
For stereo playback the amplifier is rated to provide 2 x 145 Watt with measuring method DIN, 1 KHz, 8 ohm, THD 1,0% and for multi channel up to 9 x 145 Watt by measuring method DIN, 1 KHz, 8 ohm, THD 1,0%.In setups where there is no need for the integrated power amplifier for the surround back channels can these power amplifiers in STR-DA5800ES be configured so that the front speakers are bi-Ampet with two amplifiers for each front speaker (separate amplifier for bass and treble / midrange).

Possible speaker configurations
With audio processing for 9 channels and power amplifiers for 9 channels this amplifier has the following possible speaker configurations.

It supports 5.1 speaker config that gives possibility for front, center and surround speakers in addition to a subwoofer.

It supports 7.1 speaker configuration that gives opportuinity for front, center, surround and rear surround in addition to a subwoofer.

It supports 7.1 with front height which is a 5.1 setup, but with additional front speakers placed in height for better 3D effect and better placement of the soundstage in front

For a more detailed explanation of the possible speaker configurations you should read speaker configuration section of our home theater amplifier guide.

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The remote is programmable and teachable. This means that you can enter codes for other components you own or you can use other remotes to train remote supplied. The remote also has macro function that allows you to program a sequence of commands.

It is developed own applications to control STR-DA5800ES from IPhone. This allows you to control the amplifier without using the supplied remote control. The application can be downloaded from the App Store.

For easier management of sources in other rooms comes with a remote that can control sources and volumes in other zones.

STR-DA5800ES is in sale and the lowest price that is observed is kr 22,995,-. Use the links to price engines on the right side to find the cheapest stores.

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Tekniske spesifikasjoner
Modellnavn STR-DA5800ES
Pris kr 22,995,-
Forsterkertype Hjemmekinoforsterker
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